Steven Erlanger

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Steven Erlanger
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Born c. 1952
Connecticut
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) The New York Times, The Boston Globe
Spouse(s) Elisabeth Erlanger

Steven J. Erlanger is an American journalist who has reported from more than 120 countries. He is currently the London bureau chief for The New York Times, having moved there in August 2013 after more than five years as the paper's bureau chief in Paris. Erlanger joined the Times in September 1987.


Career[edit]

After graduating magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Harvard College in 1974 with an A.B. in political philosophy, Erlanger was a teaching fellow at Harvard from 1975 to 1983. Concurrent with this billet, he was an editor and correspondent for the Boston Globe beginning in 1976, where he served on the national and foreign desks, covered the Iranian Revolution and Solidarity in Poland and was the European correspondent based in London from 1983–1987. He has written for numerous magazines, including The Spectator, The Economist, The New Republic, The Financial Times, The New Statesman, The Columbia Journalism Review, and The National Interest.

Erlanger's previous posts at the Times include:

  • Metropolitan reporter (1987–1988)
  • Southeast Asia correspondent and Bangkok bureau chief (October 1988 – May 1991)
  • Moscow correspondent (March 1992–1994) and bureau chief (May 1994 – January 1996)
  • Chief diplomatic correspondent, based in Washington (January 1996 – January 1999)
  • Bureau chief for Central Europe and the Balkans, based in Prague (January 1999–2001)
  • Berlin bureau chief (August 2001–2002)
  • Cultural news editor (December 2002 – June 2004)
  • Jerusalem bureau chief (2004–2008)
  • Paris bureau chief (2008–2013)

Awards[edit]

Personal[edit]

Erlanger is the son of Jay and Florence Erlanger, both deceased.[1] He is married to Elisabeth Erlanger. Erlanger graduated from The Taft School in 1970.

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Colonial Worker in Boston, 1775. Washington: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1975. ASIN: B0006W3PG8

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths ERLANGER, FLORENCE C., RN." The New York Times, 5 April 2006.